The 2021 Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Beach Soccer Cup started on February 23 at the Chendrabhaga in Konark, Odisha. It was reported by Sports Cafe.
A total of 10 teams have been divided into two groups. Group A includes Odisha Tourism, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, CSM, Nalco, and Tata Steel. Paradeep Phosphates Limited, Paradeep Port Trust, Odisha Power Transmission Corporation, Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), and Gupta Power have been placed in Group B.
The first of its kind beach soccer festival in Odisha is organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Department of Tourism, Government of Odisha. Odisha Football Club (OFC) is the Technical Partner of the event.
The tournament's main objectives are promoting tourism, health, and sports in the state, industry-government collaboration, and the development of state beaches as venues for international beach soccer events.